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First Name Joy
Last Name Haskell
Member Since July 21, 2021
Country Canada
Company Firediva Productions Inc
Branch Affiliation Metro Vancouver (includes Victoria)
Twitter https://twitter.com/ishouldread
Bio Joy Haskell is an Indigenous filmmaker who focuses on Screenwriting and Directing. Her most recent accomplishment is she is a recipient of the highly competitive CFC Netflix Accelerator Program for her feature film. She is a recent alumna of Women In the Director’s Chair, Career Advancement Module. Joy has a background in theatre, specializing in acting, singing and dancing. She created, wrote, directed and produced the comedy short HEY CUZZIN with the help of Telus STORYHIVE in conjunction with Creative BC. It stars Evan Adams, which is now being developed as a series with Mosaic Entertainment. Joy was Associate Story Editor for Season 1 on Ron E. Scott’s TV series TRIBAL which is airing on APTN. She is a past recipient of the prestigious Banff World Media Festival’s Diversity of Voices Program. Joy completed her first feature film script COOKIES OR CRACK through the Women In Film and Television Vancouver Tricksters and Writers Program for Indigenous Women. In December 2019, she was granted a mentorship through WIFTV Vancouver to attend the Whistler Film Festival as part of their Film Market Preparation Program. Last year, she was part of the Women In Focus Series for Whistler Film Festival, December 2020. She recently started her own production company called Firediva Productions. Joy is currently developing a feature film and two original tv series.
Other Memberships Women in the Director's Chair Canadian Film Centre Women in Film Television Vancouver Vancouver Post Alliance Reelworld
Contests Semi-Finalist for Vancouver International Women in Film Festival
Genres Autobiography, Biography & Memoir, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, e-Book, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction, Freelance, Gay & Lesbian, Horror, Humour & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Nonfiction, Playwriting, Poetry, Politics & Social Science, Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Scriptwriting, Self Help, Short Stories, Travel, Young Adult
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Speaking Engagements
Services Offered Editing, Manuscript Reading & Consultation, Scriptwriting & Screenwriting, Storytelling